Europa Conference 2018: Coastal Colonisation in Prehistory

Friday 22 June 2018, 8.00AM to 23 June, 2018

The Prehistoric Society Europa Conference 2018

Coastal Colonisation in Prehistory

University of York, 22–23 June 2018

Call for Papers: early career researchers

The Prehistoric Society in collaboration with the Department of Archaeology, University of York, invite early career researchers to submit a paper proposal for the Europa conference 2018.

Professor Geoff Bailey, University of York, will be honoured with the Europa prize for his contribution to European prehistory. The conference will look at issues explored in Professor Bailey’s research on coastal archaeology including colonisation and dispersal, exploitation of marine resources, shell midden studies and submerged landscapes. It will take place over two days, with the first day devoted to early career researchers.

Confirmed speakers for Saturday 23rd include: Chris Stringer (Natural History Museum), Clive Gamble (University of Southampton), Nena Galanidou (University of Crete), Helen Farr (University of Southampton) and Hein Bjerck (Norwegian University of Science and Technology).

Abstract submissions

Please email a title and abstract of no more than 350 words to Annabell Zander (az661@york.ac.uk) by Sunday 8 October 2017. Please include in the email your current title and organisational affiliation.

Call for posters

If you are interested in submitting a poster proposal, please email a title and abstract of no more than 150 words to the same address by Sunday 20 May 2018. Please include in the email your current title and organisational affiliation.

For more information on the Europa conference Coastal Colonisation in Prehistory please visit the Prehistoric Society website:

http://www.prehistoricsociety.org/events/event/europa_conference_2018/

Location: King's Manor